Renovation Video 3: Hidden Details

Pratt Renovation Series: Episode 3

Take a look at the hidden details uncovered in the Central Library renovation and what's being done to restore the history of the building.
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Pratt Chat Blog

Check out the new and improved Pratt Chat blog: The official blog of the Enoch Pratt Free Library.
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Kids that Start Behind, Stay Behind

Support the Books for Me program. Give a child in need a head start.
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Mobile Job Center

Need help with the employment process? Learn about the Library's new Mobile Job Center and where it's traveling.
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Urban Gardening Workshops

Want to grow your own food Baltimore City? We have free workshops led by master gardeners at multiple branches.
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Meet the New Pratt Library CEO

Meet Heidi Daniel, the incoming president and CEO of the Pratt Library. She will officially join the Pratt this summer.
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Learn About the Renovation

Preserving the past and positioning the Central Library/State Library Resource Center to serve Marylanders in the future.

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Introduction to Microsoft Office and Computer Basics

In this six-week series, four topics will be discussed: ABCs of the PC (Personal Computer) & Skill Builders’…

Hamilton Book Club

Read and discuss Hidden Figures: the American Dream and the Untold Story of the Black Women Mathematicians…

Meet the Author: Odessa Rose, Water in a Broken Glass

Local author Odessa Rose joins us to discuss her novel, Water in a Broken Glass.  The story, set in…

Pam the Kindersinger

Join Pam and her puppet pal Rascal for songs, dancing, rhymes, and lots of interactive fun. Groups of…

Tools of the Trade

We use many tools to build things. Stories, songs, and a whatchamacallit craft.

Introduction to Microsoft Word 2010, Part I

Interested in learning how to create professional looking documents? Learn to create, open, format, and…

Zumba Classes

Dance your way to fitness in these adult Zumba classes. The fitness program consists of short-dance and…

Canton Theater Presents: Apollo 13

Apollo 13 was a "routine" mission in space until the message "Houston, we have a problem" was received…

Music with Mr. Jon

Join Mr. Jon for live music, silly songs, movement, and fun. Groups of 5 or more must call 410-396-5204…

Get Fit at Your Library

Workout to popular line dances, hip-hop, Caribbean and African rhythms. Wear comfortable shoes and clothing.  

Lawyer in the Library

Lawyers from Maryland Legal Aid provide one-on-one legal services.

Film: 13th, by Ava DuVernay

See Ava DuVernay's Oscar-nominated documentary, 13th, for an in-depth look at the prison system in the…

Citizenship Preparation Class

Prepare for the U.S. naturalization exam. Learn the ESL skills and U.S. civics/history knowledge needed…

Upcycle A Book

Take an old library book and upcycle it into a jewelry box or a hidden safe for your valuables. All materials…

Free Family Flicks: A Monster Calls

A boy befriends a wise tree monster while coping with bullying and his mother's terminal illness. He…

Podcast: Colson Whitehead featured

Pratt Podcasts

Authors and speakers recorded live at the Pratt - listen now or download for later. Featured: Colson Whitehead.
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Learn or Practice a New Language

Start your interactive language-learning journey today with Rosetta Stone, available in 30 languages.
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Baltimore Area's New Transit System

Learn about the recent changes to the local transit system. Check out the new routes and maps.